Teacher of Chemistry

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About the role

Job title: Teacher of Chemistry

Salary: MPS/UPS + London Fringe.  

Hours: Full time (part-time considered)

Responsible to: Head of Faculty for Science

Contract: Permanent

Required for April 2021 (or July/September for a prospective NQT) a well-qualified teacher of Chemistry to teach across the age and ability range including GCSE and A Level in a faculty that achieves excellent results and high standards. The ability to teach other subjects at KS4/5 would be beneficial but is not essential. We are looking for an enthusiastic and imaginative individual to join an outstanding and committed Science Faculty. The Science Faculty is very well equipped, with new laboratories and modern equipment. The enrichment offered to pupils is extensive - including an annual Science Fair, Forensic Science Day, engineering visits, Biology Week and many other visits and guest speakers. The friendly and collaborative work environment in Science encourages continuous professional development and career progression for staff. We welcome applications from both NQTs and experienced teachers, and subject specific expertise will be discussed at interview.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the school at a time of growth and development.  Our Progress 8 and Attainment 8 figures are above average and we aim even higher!  

Bishop’s Hatfield Girls’ School has 891 pupils on roll including the Sixth Form.  We are fully committed to our values of teamwork, respect, honesty, trust, kindness and ambition. In February 2016 the school successfully completed its sixth OFSTED inspection and was graded OUTSTANDING. On 1st January 2012, we converted to academy status and are now a company limited by guarantee. The school gives high priority to staff development. BHGS holds International School Status and is a Fairtrade School. The school has recently benefited from a total rebuild on the same site.  

We give high priority to staff development and the school's Admissions’ Code gives priority places to children of staff. Staff are able to apply for our Professional Development Award which provides bursary payments to help finance CPD that goes beyond the school’s usual training programme.

Visitors frequently tell us that their first impression of the school is of a friendly, lively and stimulating community where we emphasise the importance of the individual’s contribution and take pleasure in sharing and celebrating achievement.  They commend the good behaviour of the girls and their thirst for knowledge. Bishop’s is a community that offers mutual support and encouragement and expects everyone within it to respect others’ cultures, religion and beliefs.  We hope that the values, self-discipline and sense of personal worth that girls gain here will be a support throughout their lives as British and Global Citizens.

We take safeguarding of our students extremely seriously and an enhanced disclosure will be sought through the Disclosure and Barring Service as part of the school’s pre-employment checks.

If you would like to visit us, prior to making an application, and see for yourself how our girls learn in a vibrant, supportive environment please contact Sally Fullerton at sfullerton@bishophatfield.herts.sch.uk 

Please see the job description on our website for more detail.

An Equal Opportunities’ Employer,

Bishop’s Hatfield Girls’ School is committed to

the protection and safety of its pupils and expects all

staff to share this commitment.

Closing date for applications: Monday 1st February 9.00 am 

Interview and assessment date: To be confirmed

PLEASE COMPLETE THE BHGS APPLICATION FORM                                                                      (available on our website - www.bishophatfield.herts.sch.uk/vacancies/application form for teaching staff)       


 

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Contact details

Sally Fullerton , PA to Headteacher and Business Manager
Bishops Hatfield Girls School Woods Avenue Hatfield
Hertfordshire AL10 8NL

Telephone: 01707 275331
Email: sfullerton@bishophatfield.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.bishophatfield.herts.sch.uk
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